by Jasmine Walker

Lakewood, NJ
– On Saturday, May 13, 2023, the Ocean County Chapter of The Arc will host its 21st Annual Step Up for The Arc Walk at ShoreTown Ballpark, home of the Jersey Shore BlueClaws at 10:00am-1:00pm.

In order to raise awareness and acceptance of people with disabilities, Step Up for The Arc is an inclusive community event. Registration will begin at 10:00am, and there will be games, arts and crafts, live performances, and refreshments throughout the day. At 11:00am, the 1-mile walk celebration will begin, followed by an after-party at 12:00pm.

This year’s 21st Annual Walk hopes to raise $75,000 for The Arc, Ocean County Chapter’s programs and services providing housing, employment, job training, transportation, recreation, family support, and clinical support services to 1,000 individuals with disabilities.

This event is free to attend and participants are encouraged to register online to fundraise $50 for this year’s commemorative Step Up for The Arc t-shirt. Register and donate online at or mail your donation to: The Arc, Ocean County Chapter – WALK, 393 Mantoloking Road, Brick NJ 08723.

Thank you to our premiere event sponsors: Gallagher, All American Ford and Maple Holistics. To learn how your business can receive premium marketing benefits while supporting individuals with disabilities, visit

For more event details, please like us on Facebook @thearcoceancounty or call 732-978-1414.

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